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Albert Square

Albert Square, manchester, Manchester, England
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Ostensible town hall square

All major civic events cause people to congregate here. The site of the biggest Christmas markets... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Daniel I
Bolton, United Kingdom
via mobile
A bit of a disappointment

The square is a bit like the rest of Manchester, a bit tired. While individual building may have... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alan S
London, United Kingdom
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  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
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Albert Square, manchester, Manchester, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

All major civic events cause people to congregate here. The site of the biggest Christmas markets in Manchester. The traffic gravitates clockwise around the square and it is the dining room for working Mancunians during the sunny summer months!!!

Thank Daniel I
Reviewed 3 days ago

The square is a bit like the rest of Manchester, a bit tired. While individual building may have some artistic merit the overall appearance is grey, a bit chaotic and uninspiring. It needs a facelift.

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my mum age 85years to see the festival on a Tuesday as it would be a bit quieter. There were still plenty of stalls with everything from churros to vegan fries and curry , pasta and tapas. The main bar and stage are under...More

Thank Bluerobin59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking in Manchester is a lovely experience. You are able to discover lovely spots and stunning buildings. The Albert Square is an iconic part of Manchester and worthwhile visiting!

Thank Ana C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This square is a real focal point for Manchester and I love it. Home today imposing and impressive town hall it is never dull and there is always something going on there. There are many food fairs and so on set amongst the lovely buildings...More

Thank Off their P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place in the middle of the city to wander through - central location with lots of bars / restaurants on various side streets off it. There's often lots going on here - Christmas markets, Manchester food festival stalls, sports competitions etc.

Thank MarkyD43
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love the Manchester christmas markets. They get bigger and bigger every year. The smells coming from the food stalls make your tummy rumble. You can buy different types of food from many countries. There is also many stalls selling jewellery, garlic mincers, plants and...More

Thank caroline3262
Reviewed 11 September 2017

In the morning when we visited on a Saturday, it was so nice & quiet & we could walk around the square admiring the buildings around it , especially the Town Hall. It is a good place to take photographs & sit on the sidewalk...More

Thank udaim2016
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We attended a wedding at Albert's Chop house on a gorgeous, sunny August , after which we were impressed by the catering facilities in this square as well as the ambient features of our surroundings.

Thank Ve12345
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Located in central Manchester and the historic Town Hall is located on the square and is well worth a visit!. The Xmas market on Albert Sq is always a big success albeit very crowded, better to go earlier in the day than at night or...More

Thank Steve H
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12 November 2016|
Response from Mr n Mrs n | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea...best speak to the owner on that note...they will be able to help you with that side of it.
27 October 2016|
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Response from Peter H | Reviewed this property |
No, from opening at the end of November. The market is open every day until the end.